Workshops/Retreats

Workshops/Retreats

Expand your horizons…

Explore ways to deepen your yoga practice, improve your health, or challenge your mind!  Join us for a workshop or yoga retreat to deeply nourish your whole self. Each year we offer specialized workshops on yoga for back care and yoga for scoliosis, as well as ones exploring the chakras and other modalities for healing. Return here often to find events that intrigue you to expand your understanding of yourself and yoga.

 

Restorative Yoga Classes restorative Cathy and Margie wp
Immerse yourself in deep rest to heal and nourish, to dream, and refresh yourself on all levels. Yoga poses are held for varying lengths of time, supported by a collection of bolsters, blankets, blocks, and other yoga props.

Restorative Yoga
Every other Sunday  5-6:30pm  $20
January 7 & 21

 

Childbirth Education Classes baby's hand wp
taught by Bergen Howlett of Two Rivers Childbirth
rescheduled in Spring

This simple and comprehensive class gives families a solid understanding of the process of birth, communication and decision-making tools, the impacts of body balance and posture on birth, physical and emotional labor coping techniques, and resources for navigating the life change that is welcoming a new baby. Whether you plan to welcome your baby at the hospital, birth center or in your own home, this class is for you. Topics include:

  • ENVISIONING YOUR BIRTH — Defining and preparing for YOUR ideal birth experience
  • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION — The tools to effectively express YOUR birth plan
  • BIRTH PREPARATION — 5 ways to encourage YOUR best birth experience
  • BIRTH PROCESS — The process of physiological birth and what to expect at YOUR birth
  • COPING RESOURCES — Comfort and labor coping techniques for YOU and your partner
  • UNDERSTANDING OPTIONS — Your guide to navigating YOUR choices in modern childbirth with facts, not fear
  • BEYOND BIRTH — Equipping you with skills to best care for YOUR new baby and family

This series also includes our new 5th class with focuses on movement for pregnancy, labor and beyond, postpartum planning and Babywearing 101. All resources, including the Your Birth Experience Parent Guide are included.

Contact Bergen for more information and to register!

Bergen Howlett wpTwo Rivers Childbirth is owned by friends and partners Bergen Howlett and Julie Miller. MSY’s own beloved yoga teacher, Kaylah McCourtney, is also a doula with this wonderful childbirth practice. Together they serve the families of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland with birth and postpartum doula care, placenta encapsulation, childbirth education, mother blessing celebrations. Working in a partnership means that not only do their clients enjoy the talents, experience and attention of three doulas, it means that they always have each other for support so they can care for YOU at their very best. Perpetual students, they continuously hone their skills by reading current pregnancy, birth and parenting literature and attending workshops and trainings.